Police arrest 2 former Clemson football players accused of robbing victim at gunpoint

CLEMSON, SC (FOX Carolina) –

Clemson police say they’ve arrested three men in connection with an armed robbery on Wednesday.

They said they got a call around 4 p.m. from a victim stating they’d just been robbed at gunpoint on Sloan Street in the downtown area of Clemson.

Police said three men knocked on the victim’s door, and when it was opened, they forced their way inside at gunpoint.

While inside, police said the men took an undisclosed amount of cash and the victim’s cell phone.

The suspects left with apartment in the direction of the downtown parking deck, according to police. Officers said investigators were able to determine the type of vehicle used and identified the three men.

Police said all three suspects were arrested without incident.

The following suspects were charged:

  • Charlie Bernard Fuller of Easley, SC

  • Quaven Maurice Ferguson

  • Jadar Kentrell Johnson

Fuller, Ferguson and Johnson were all charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during commission of a crime. Police said they are currently being held at Clemson City Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

Officials with Clemson University confirmed that Fuller and Johnson are both former Clemson football players. Fuller was a running back and member of the 2016 national championship team who announced he was leaving the Tigers football team in February. Johnson started at safety for Clemson’s national championship team in 2016 and earned first-team All-ACC honors. He briefly joined the New York Giants as a free agent before leaving the team and was seen recently at NFL Pro Day workouts at Clemson, ESPN reports.

Ferguson was a former defensive tackle on Duke University’s football team. He left the program in January.

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